Special report Akon Lighting Africa and Solektra international in September 2015 issue of Le Magazine de l’Afrique (Fr)

Lancé il y a 18 mois, le programme d’électrification de l’Afrique promu par le chanteur sénégalo-américain Akon étonne par ses méthodes et par ses résultats.   Il y a deux ans, j’ai rendu visite à ma grand-mère à Kaolack, au Sénégal. Pas d’électricité, on fonctionnait au kéro- sène. Je me suis dit, ce n’est pas…

The co-founders of Solektra Int. will present efforts to address Africa energy crisis at a special panel organized by Africa 2030

23 September 2015 – Thione Niang, co-founder of the Akon Lighting Africa initiative, presented efforts to address Africa energy crisis at a special panel organized by Africa 2030, a platform set up by the l’avant-garde Network and Gobee Group. He focused his remarks on the objectives and motivations of the 3 cofounders when they launched the project, results to…

Samba Bathily invited at ECOWAS Sustainable Energy forum in Abidjan, Ivory Coast 16 September 2015

The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) and its partners are organizing the ECOWAS Sustainable Energy Policy and Investment High Level Forum from 14th to 18th September 2015 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Established in 1975 via the treaty of Lagos, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a 15-member regional…

Solektra International participate to the Academy Partner Training 2015 launched by Lorentz

Contributing to developing Africa is a key priority for Solektra international and we are happy to see our partner Lorentz – manufacturer of solar pumps, solar tracking systems and PV modules – supporting our efforts. To meet this objective our approach is to promote knowledge sharing. As a result, three of our employees, young and promising African technicians,…